perambulating

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Perambulate \Per*am"bu*late\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Perambulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Perambulating}.] [L. perambulatus, p. p. of perambulare to perambulate; per through + ambulare to walk. See {Per-}, and {Amble}.] To walk through or over; especially, to travel over for the purpose of surveying or examining; to inspect by traversing; specifically, to inspect officially the boundaries of, as of a town or parish, by walking over the whole line.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

perambulating \perambulating\ adjective [pr. p. of {perambulate} (definition 2).] Strolling or walking around; as, in the field we met some perambulating veterans. [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

perambulating

adjective

1: strolling or walking around; "perambulating nursemaids with their charges"


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